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Hazelnut vs Peanut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Hazelnut and Peanut?

  • Hazelnut is higher in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6, yet Peanut is higher in Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Vitamin K.
  • Hazelnut's daily need coverage for Manganese is 184% more.
  • Hazelnut has 2 times more Vitamin E than Peanut. While Hazelnut has 15.03mg of Vitamin E , Peanut has only 8.33mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Hazelnut is lower.

We used Nuts, hazelnuts or filberts and Peanuts, all types, raw types in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +50.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.5%
Equal in Iron - 4.58
Equal in Magnesium - 168
Equal in Potassium - 705
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 177% 117% 125% 60% 0% 67% 575%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 172% 120% 162% 63% 3% 90% 382%
Contains more Calcium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Copper +50.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +29.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.5%
Equal in Iron - 4.58
Equal in Magnesium - 168
Equal in Potassium - 705

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Peanut
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +570.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%
Contains more Folate +112.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 301% 0% 21% 161% 27% 34% 56% 130% 85% 0% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 167% 0% 0% 160% 32% 227% 107% 81% 180% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +570.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.5%
Contains more Folate +112.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.64

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Hazelnut Peanut
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hazelnut Peanut Opinion
Net carbs 7g 7.63g Peanut
Protein 14.95g 25.8g Peanut
Fats 60.75g 49.24g Hazelnut
Carbs 16.7g 16.13g Hazelnut
Calories 628kcal 567kcal Hazelnut
Starch 0.48g g Hazelnut
Fructose 0.07g g Hazelnut
Sugar 4.34g 4.72g Hazelnut
Fiber 9.7g 8.5g Hazelnut
Calcium 114mg 92mg Hazelnut
Iron 4.7mg 4.58mg Hazelnut
Magnesium 163mg 168mg Peanut
Phosphorus 290mg 376mg Peanut
Potassium 680mg 705mg Peanut
Sodium 0mg 18mg Hazelnut
Zinc 2.45mg 3.27mg Peanut
Copper 1.725mg 1.144mg Hazelnut
Vitamin A 20IU 0IU Hazelnut
Vitamin E 15.03mg 8.33mg Hazelnut
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.3mg 0mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B1 0.643mg 0.64mg Hazelnut
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.135mg Peanut
Vitamin B3 1.8mg 12.066mg Peanut
Vitamin B5 0.918mg 1.767mg Peanut
Vitamin B6 0.563mg 0.348mg Hazelnut
Folate 113µg 240µg Peanut
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.2µg 0µg Hazelnut
Tryptophan 0.193mg 0.25mg Peanut
Threonine 0.497mg 0.883mg Peanut
Isoleucine 0.545mg 0.907mg Peanut
Leucine 1.063mg 1.672mg Peanut
Lysine 0.42mg 0.926mg Peanut
Methionine 0.221mg 0.317mg Peanut
Phenylalanine 0.663mg 1.377mg Peanut
Valine 0.701mg 1.082mg Peanut
Histidine 0.432mg 0.652mg Peanut
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Hazelnut
Saturated Fat 4.464g 6.279g Hazelnut
Monounsaturated Fat 45.652g 24.426g Hazelnut
Polyunsaturated fat 7.92g 15.558g Peanut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Hazelnut Peanut
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
71
Hazelnut
79
Peanut
Mineral Summary Score
144
Hazelnut
127
Peanut

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
90%
Hazelnut
155%
Peanut
Carbohydrates
17%
Hazelnut
16%
Peanut
Fats
280%
Hazelnut
227%
Peanut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peanut
Peanut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Peanut
Peanut is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hazelnut
Hazelnut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.815g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Hazelnut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170581/nutrients
  2. Peanut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172430/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.